John Paczkowski

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Acer Completes Gateway CEO Divestiture

Gateway CEOs are like Spinal Tap drummers–they don’t seem to last very long. The company has had five CEOs (four permanent and one interim) in six years. And now the fifth is departing as well.

Gateway CEO Ed Coleman, who joined the company in September 2006, announced his resignation today. He’ll leave the company in January, handing over his responsibilities to Rudi Schmidleithner, president of American operations for Acer, the PC maker that acquired Gateway this summer.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work